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EU ministers reach agreement on 5G roadmap
By Matteo Natalucci
EU goal is to achieve 5G connectivity across all major European cities and major transport routes by 2025
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Samsung gets devices deal for the Emergency Services Network
By David Bicknell
South Korean manufacturer will provide upto 250,000 handsets under a framework agreement
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Home Office chief Rutnam defends ESN progress before PAC
By David Bicknell
Home Office permanent secretary admits “challenging” project remains behind schedule before terse MPs’ questions over delays, local funding and installation on the London Underground
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Ten questions for the PAC to get answers on for ESN
By David Bicknell
The Public Accounts Committee will this afternoon grill senior Home Office officials about progress on the Emergency Service Network. What are the key questions it should ask?
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Home Office wants to use body-worn video for police interviews
By Matteo Natalucci
Changes of regulation will allow suspects to be interviewed at the scene of a crime
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MoJ invests £2m in body-worn cameras to boost jail safety
By Matteo Natalucci
Prison officers in England and Wales now have access to body-worn cameras as part of multimillion pound investment to improve safety in jails
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Home Office expects to provide ESN update at the end of the year
By David Bicknell
Department indicates ESN update will follow in a couple of months’ time, with new timeline still likely, though not specifically promised
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry looks for help to build more user-friendly website
By David Bicknell
Inquiry hopes to have beta version ready by Christmas, with site to be launched in mid-January
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New EU telecom code plans to make 5G spectrum-sharing easier and boost connectivity
By Matteo Natalucci
European Parliament committee package contains proposal for reverse ‘112’ system that will enable national authorities to alert citizens in event of imminent major emergencies and disasters
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Govroam gains wider public sector traction to complement GDS’ GovWiFi scheme
By David Bicknell
Jisc-launched scheme which developed from existing eduroam network for higher education gets traction among local councils, the health and social care community, and disaster management services
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The Met picks Box to manage its cloud content
By Matteo Natalucci
Cloud provider will help the Met  share, access, and collaborate on files securely on digital journey
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Police officers who lack IT skills should be sacked, report suggests
By Matteo Natalucci
Reform think-tank wants shake-up in police digitalisation strategy to combat rising cyber crime threat
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Home Office admits to ESN complexity
By David Bicknell
Department says scope and scale of testing needed for Emergency Services Network is “greater than originally anticipated, and will therefore take longer”
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KCOM fined £900,000 for emergency call failure
By David Bicknell
74 emergency calls failed after a York telephone exchange was flooded; back up routes relied on the same exchange
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Hampshire FRS backs Motorola to support firefighter comms
By Matteo Natalucci
Hampshire emergency services to deploy Motorola WAVE to connect digital radio system with TETRA technology
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